Nordic Prison Practice and Policy - Exceptional or Not?

Nordic Prison Practice and Policy - Exceptional or Not?

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In the growing field of comparative criminal justice, the Nordic countries are regularly used as exceptions to the global move towards growing rates of imprisonment and tougher, less welfare-oriented crime-control policies.

Why are the Nordic penal institutions viewed as so 'different' from a non-Nordic vantage point? Are Nordic prisons and penal policies in fact positive exceptions to the general rule? If they are, what exactly are the exceptional qualities, and… (more)

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Publisher: Routledge (July 29, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 280 pages

File size: 654 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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